Viktar Tauhen

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 27 June 1984

Date of detention: 20 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Ina Kakhanouskaya

Prosecutor: Alena Balotsina

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 45

Viktar Tauhen is a resident of Maladziečna convicted under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions grossly violating public order).

Namely, according to the text of the indictment, on the evening of August 9, during a protest in Maladziečna, he allegedly grossly violated public order, namely "waved his hands, turned on loud music on a tape recorder, created artificial lighting with flashlights."

In court, Tauhen pleaded not guilty, as he did not believe that his actions violated public order. He did not receive any remarks from the police or citizens that day. On February 22, 2021, Judge Ina Kakhanovskaya sentenced Viktar Tauhen to two years in an open correctional facility ("khimiya").

On March 20, the convict was sent to serve his sentence in penitentiary No. 45 (Kamianiec district).

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 45. 225073, Brest region, Kamenetsky district, Sushki

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